Program for Partners

Woman to Woman Program for Male Partners

You, the male partners of women in treatment for gynecologic cancer, are often overlooked by health care workers, family and, friends. This may result in confusion, anxiety, and anger. One partner asked us, "What about me?"

We interviewed ten male partners of women in various stages of treatment and created a program designed to address your specific questions and concerns.

The Woman to Woman "Information Guide for the Male Partners of Woman With Gynecologic Cancer" contains information on gynecologic cancer, treatment and side effects, sexuality, finances, how to deal with family and friends and resources for each topic. This guide is meant to help you throughout your partner's journey with gynecologic cancer so that you may provide her with the support she needs, while also taking care of yourself.

Male partners receive a guide at the time of their partner's diagnosis. If you have not received a guide, please call us at (212) 241-3793 or download it from this website.

One to one social work support is also available to male partners. If you are interested in speaking to The Mount Sinai Gynecologic Oncology Social Worker for emotional support or information, please call Arden Moulton at (212) 241-3793.

Partners Program Guide [PDF]


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